Erick Morillo

The final insult? Erick Morillo’s home with private pool and recording studio sold for $9.4million, netting his family a $1.7million profit – but no mention of the owner on the seller’s pitch…

Erick Morillo was a man who did rather nicely out of dance music. According to TMZ, he was able to purchase 7000 Macapa Drive in Los Angeles for $7.6million in 2014. The home contains four bedrooms, six bathrooms, its own office, a recording studio and even a lift to take…

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Will he do a remix for Derrick May next? Toolroom boss Mark Knight turns out a remix of “Believe” by Ministers De La Funk after getting a phone call from “my friend” Erick Morillo – who committed suicide with a rape charge hanging over him…

A truth rarely admitted to is that house music is largely a sausage-fest. The higher echelons consist of a large number of very dodgy characters, who defend each other and ensure the whole house of cards doesn't come crashing down. If one gets exposed, it often means more will too.…

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Yesterday was the first anniversary of Erick Morillo’s death under the cloud of a rape charge, yet none of his superstar friends posted any tributes – I can’t possibly think why…

Facebook has this surprisingly useful feature on it where towards the start of the day, it'll remind you of something you posted one year ago on this date or whatever. And there's bound to have been a few people out there who were reminded yesterday of their tributes for Erick…

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How do we make electronic music a safe space, asks the Musicians Union? Well, speaking out against the likes of Derrick May and Erick Morillo would be a good start…

Last Thursday, the Musicians Union ran an online event entitled “Sexual Harassment and Safe Spaces: DJs, Electronic and Live Communities”. Long title, but the premise of the event was simple - how do you challenge the culture of sexism and sexual harassment that is much more pervasive in electronic music…

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As Mixmag gets a pat on the back from The Drum, managing director says they don’t “shy away from telling the truth” – but is that REALLY so?

I see that Mixmag won some awards last week. Good for them. It's always nice to be told you've done something good, although I find it highly curious how media organisations seem to want to be given awards for doing their jobs. The awards they've won are in two categories.…

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